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 2020-04-08 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

NFL Draft preview: Size not always essential in safeties...

To be a valuable safety, you don't need to have long arms like an offensive tackle, the space-eating heft of a defensive tackle or big hands like a quarterback....

 2020-04-08 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Candidate filing continues via mail...

Almost halfway through the candidate qualifying period, the process of pulling nomination papers and filing for local races has come to a screeching halt now that the county Elections Division is closed to the public....

 2020-04-08 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Trump upends virus oversight, removing key official...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is moving aggressively to challenge the authority and independence of agency watchdogs overseeing his administration, including removing the inspector general tasked with overseeing the $2.2 trillion coronavirus r...

 2020-04-08 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Waimanalo park project halted again over health concerns...

Mayor Kirk Caldwellannounced Tuesday that the construction projectat Sherwood Forest in Waimanalo will be put on hold after expressing concern about gatherings of protesters during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-08 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Kauai responds to coronavirus with crackdowns and compassion...

For the first time since the novel coronavirus pandemic hit the islands, Hawaii National Guard troops deployed on Kauai on Tuesday to help county police staff checkpoints designed to clamp down on unpermitted travel around the Garden Island....

 2020-04-08 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

'Frankly, it's delightful': Traffic down in West Hawaii since stay-at-home order...

Traffic since the stay-at-home order hasn't disappeared in West Hawaii, but it has gotten significantly lighter....

 2020-04-08 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Hilo homeless camp shut down, again...

A downtown Hilo property that repeatedly has become an unpermitted homeless camp over the last year is now under the control of the county....

 2020-04-08 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

East Hawaii facilities conducting fewer COVID-19 tests...

The number of COVID-19 tests being conducted by Big Island health care facilities is on the decline....

 2020-04-08 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Ron Lee looking forward to leading Saint Louis football program...

Two months after being named the new head coach of the Saint Louis School football team, Ron Lee nearly received his first penalty....

 2020-04-08 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Column: Expand options for distance learning...

The Star-Advertiser's March 30 editorial, "Rise to challenge of distance learning," called on our public school system to effectively use technology to support continued academic and social-emotional learning while school facilities are closed...

 2020-04-08 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Editorial: Navy project can boost TOD effort...

The timing of this project is critical — with any luck at all, in a good way. The unveiling of a proposed public-private partnership to redevelop an underutilized Navy property coincides with a looming economic downturn that makes any project attrac...

 2020-04-08 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu police have issued more than 5,000 warnings in connection with coronavirus emergency orders...

The Honolulu Police Department is toughening up enforcement of the mayor's stay-at-home, work-at-home order and the governor's emergency proclamation in response to the new coronavirus....

 2020-04-08 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Letters to the Editor: April 8, 2020...

A safer idea for grocery stores...

 2020-04-08 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Kanealii-Kleinfelder pulls papers for mayoral race: Puna Councilman still to decide his political future...

If you want something done right, you've got to do it yourself. Or perhaps it's just a shot over the bow that Puna Councilman Matt Kanealii-Kleinfelder made by pulling nomination papers to run for mayor....

 2020-04-08 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Dan Rodricks: Put Peace Corps volunteers to work on US soil to fight COVID-19...

Because of coronavirus, the Peace Corps called more than 7,300 volunteers home from 60 countries and left them stranded in our collapsed economy with no jobs, no unemployment benefits and, after a couple of months, no health insurance....

 2020-04-08 10:05 

West Hawaii Today

Hawaii County to restrict some services at transfer stations...

Starting next week, Hawaii County transfer stations will have reduced functionality until the end of the month in response to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-08 09:24 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

New York's coronavirus toll tops 9/11, while Wuhan ends lockdown...

In the U.S., some of the deadliest hot spots are Detroit, New Orleans and the New York metropolitan area, which includes parts of Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut....

 2020-04-08 09:00 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

HPD sets up tents at Keehi Lagoon to serve the homeless...

The temporary shelter is called POST, or Provisional Outdoor Screening and Triage....

 2020-04-08 08:35 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Morning sunshine with a few afternoon showers through the weekend...

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Light and variable winds will persist through the week. A trough stalled over the islands will provide partly cloudy skies and scattered showers into the weekend. Trade win......

 2020-04-08 08:31 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

Beach water quality monitoring on hold during stay-at-home orders...

The state health department typically conducts regular water quality testing....

 2020-04-08 08:30 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

'They never checked in:' Kona woman who returned from New York questions quarantine enforcement...

Kona resident Vaiva Winder was visiting family in Europe when Hawaii got its first coronavirus cases back in March....

 2020-04-08 07:54 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

CDC weighs loosening back-to-work guidelines for some exposed to coronavirus...

In fashioning the recommendations, the Trump administration appeared to be trying to balance political and public health concerns....

 2020-04-08 07:30 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Mayor Kirk Caldwell will pause the Sherwood project in Waimanalo...

A construction project in Waimanalo is now on hold....

 2020-04-08 07:29 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Tips to improve your immune system amid COVID-19...

Vitamins have been flying off store shelves with people using them to boost their immune system. But does it work?...

 2020-04-08 07:13 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

What 2 Know: doctors detail how to prepare home, family for COVID-19...

In the days of COVID-19, you don't only need a lock and key to keep your family safe. That is especially true if someone in your home comes down with the coronavirus. KHON2 spoke with two phy......

 2020-04-08 07:00 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

State halts beachwater bacteria testing for duration of coronavirus shelter-at-home order...

All routine coastal beach water monitoring has been suspended, in order to comply with Gov. David Ige's shelter-in-place order aimed at halting the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Hawaii State Department of Health announced today....

 2020-04-08 06:49 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Teachers and students experience distance learning...

Spring break for students is over but because of the coronavirus, classrooms look very different....

 2020-04-08 06:35 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

U.S. Army Hawaii implements changes to crack down on unlicensed child care facilities...

It comes more than a year after a 7-month-old died at an unlicensed daycare at Aliamanu Military Reservation....

 2020-04-08 06:27 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Super, 'Pink' or 'Paschal' moon makes appearance over Hawaii tonight...

At precisely 8:08 a.m. Hawaii time today, the moon made its annual closest approach to the Earth. And when it became full at 4:35 p.m., it was knighted a "supermoon" — or "Paschal Moon" or "Pink Moon," depending on the source...

 2020-04-08 06:02 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

'It broke my heart': Neb. couple finds hours-old baby abandoned on porch...

Police are searching for the woman who was seen leaving the large plastic bag in which the baby was found on the couple's porch....

 2020-04-08 06:00 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Blood test could determine immunity response to COVID-19...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave an emergency authorization to rapid blood tests for COVID-19, in typical times a test of this nature could take half a year to get approval but medical pr......

 2020-04-08 05:12 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Two children rescued from raging Wailuku River...

Two Hawaii island kids are lucky to be alive after being swept away in a raging river....

 2020-04-08 05:09 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

New program helps visitors go back home if they can't quarantine for 14 days in Hawaii...

Hundreds of people continue to fly into the state despite the 14-day quarantine order. Visitors continue to travel to our state for various reasons, some officials say it may be because air fare to......

 2020-04-08 04:45 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Dept. of Human Services quickly processing COVID money, food and benefit relief...

Unemployment isn't the only safety net essential to people in Hawaii right now. So are all the cash and benefit assistance programs run by the state Department of Human Services....

 2020-04-08 04:24 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Actively-sick COVID-19 growth rate dips negative for first time in Hawaii...

There are fewer people actively sick with COVID-19 in Hawaii compared to the day before, for the first time since numbers started being tracked in early March. At KHON2 we've been closely tra......

 2020-04-08 04:24 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

As pandemic rages, Hawaii-native rehabs some of NBA's biggest stars...

But for athletic trainers, especially those in professional sports, the work continues. Makiki native Heather Mau graduated from Maryknoll School in 2007 and chased her passion for athletic training to the mainland....

 2020-04-08 04:24 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Honolulu Police to monitor new homeless triage facility to help stop spread of coronavirus...

"Stay at home" it's the resounding message from healthcare professionals to help stop the spread of COVID-19. But for the homeless with nowhere to go, city officials creat......

 2020-04-08 04:24 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Police remove a dozen people squatting in vacant Hilo lot...

Hawaii island police conducted a sweep of illegal structures and squatters from a lot today in Hilo....

 2020-04-08 04:17 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

UH basketball commit JoVon McClanahan eager to get to the islands...

As the coronavirus pandemic added uncertainty to JoVon McClanahan's recruiting process, the point guard took a leap of faith by committing to the University of Hawaii for the 2020-2021 season. McCl......

 2020-04-08 04:06 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

Texas woman, 18, arrested after threatening to spread coronavirus, police say...

Police charged the suspect with terroristic threat, a third-degree felony, after she surrendered....

 2020-04-08 03:51 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Survey asks how many people in each state admit to drinking while working from home...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) — A new survey shows the percentage of people in each state who admit to drinking while working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Alcohol.org conducted a stud......

 2020-04-08 03:45 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

How a luxury hotel on Billionaires' Row became a dorm for hospital workers...

NEW YORK > > Just a few weeks ago, it was typical for personal assistants to make reservations for thousand-dollar rooms at the Four Seasons Hotel New York for their high-profile bosses....

 2020-04-08 03:43 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Morning sunshine and afternoon clouds and showers through this weekend...

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Light and variable winds will persist through the week. A low pressure system stalled over the islands will provide for partly cloudy skies and scattered showers into the w......

 2020-04-08 03:41 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

City hosts drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Waianae...

Testing will be conducted in the Waianae Harbor lot, 85-471 Farrington Highway....

 2020-04-08 03:41 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Problems with unemployment? A look at how long it may take to get that first check...

If you're having trouble filing for weekly certification for unemployment, you're not alone. The State's unemployment system is struggling to keep up with the record number of fil......

 2020-04-08 03:39 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

Crews disinfect businesses, public areas in Hana after resident tests positive for COVID-19...

Workers in protective gear disinfected businesses and public areas in remote East Maui on Tuesday....

 2020-04-08 03:36 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

Who should be tested for COVID-19? Not even the lieutenant governor and DOH appear to agree...

"If they kissed them. You test them. That's what I want to see."...

 2020-04-08 03:36 

Hawaii News Now

[ KGMB/KHNL ]

From special hours to dialing up delivery, grocery stores adapt in the age of COVID-19...

Foodland Farms Ala Moana store opens at 6 a.m. and seniors have the first hour to themselves on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays....

 2020-04-08 03:16 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Honolulu launches social distancing area for homeless during COVID-19 pandemic...

As fears over the spread of COVID-19 continues city officials created a new homeless initiative to address those living on the streets....

 2020-04-08 03:15 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Counties step up enforcement of stay at home order...

The state surpasses the 400 mark in the total number of COVID-19 cases. Health officials reported 23 new cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 410. A total of 42 cases required hospitaliza......

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